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- DuPont and New Tianlong Industry Co. Ltd. Sign Historic Deal to Bring Cellulosic Ethanol Technology to China
DuPont Industrial Biosciences Statement on Environmental Protection Agency Renewable Fuel Standards Rulemaking
KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 25, 2015 – Brenda Heffelfinger, business manager, Grain Processing, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, testified today at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing on the Proposed 2014 to 2016 Renewable Fuel Standards Rulemaking in Kansas City, Kan.
DuPont Statement on the EPA’s Proposed 2014, 2015 and 2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) Rule
WILMINGTON, Del., May 29, 2015 – DuPont issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rulemaking as they work toward setting blending targets under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) for 2014, 2015 and 2016 later this year:
DuPont Wins 2015 Bio Business Award
AMSTERDAM March 3, 2015 – DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) received the 2015 Bio Business Award for Breakthrough Bio-Based Technology Platform at the World Bio Markets Conference awards ceremony in Amsterdam. A global leader in the Bioeconomy, DuPont was recognized for DuPont™ Sorona® biopolymer, a sustainably sourced, high-performance fiber that contains 37 percent renewable plant-based ingredients.
DuPont and Procter & Gamble Partner to Bring Cellulosic Ethanol into Tide® Cold Water Laundry Detergent
Montreux, Switzerland, October 6, 2014 – DuPont and Procter & Gamble, global leaders in science and consumer products, today announce a collaboration to use cellulosic ethanol in North American Tide® laundry detergent, a first of its kind. Tide Cold Water will be the first brand in the world to blend cellulosic ethanol in a scalable and commercial way.
DuPont India Consumer Study Shows Confidence in Biobased Products
Hyderabad, 25 September 2014: The DuPont Green Living Survey: India, conducted by TNS Global, found that a majority of Indian consumers are familiar with green products, have confidence that green products are better for the environment, and feel that biobased ingredients enhance the desirability of a product.
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Ellen Kullman Calls on Congress to Preserve Renewable Fuel Standard
PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2014 – In a keynote speech at the 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman called on Congress and the administration to ensure regulatory stability for the renewable fuel industry by preserving the Renewable Fuel Standard, regulations ensuring renewable fuel makers market access in the United States.
Koninckx Calls to Expedite Move to Biobased Economy
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA April 8, 2014 – In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee today, Jan Koninckx, business director for Biorefineries at DuPont, called on Congress to preserve the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars of private investment in advanced biofuels and is expediting the transition from a petroleum-based to a biobased economy.
DuPont, Huntsman Partner in Cotton Study
SINGAPORE, Oct. 23, 2013 – DuPont Industrial Biosciences, in collaboration with Huntsman Corporation, announced today the results of a case study that demonstrates the superior performance of Gentle Power Bleach™, powered by DuPont’s first-to-market enzymatic bleaching technology, DuPont™ PrimaGreen® EcoWhite.
DuPont Wins Bioeconomy Leadership Award
WILMINGTON, Del., May 2, 2013 — The Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals (SBFC), today awarded DuPont with its 2013 Bioeconomy Leadership Award. 2013 marks the first year of this award, aimed at honoring an organization for demonstrated and sustained leadership excellence in advancing the development of the biobased economy.
Expanded Carpet Offering in Europe
DuPont™ Sorona® has announced further expansion into the European market with three key carpet and rug manufacturers, including The Balta Group, a global market leader. The Balta Group is officially launching the AMAIZE® carpet collection which is made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer and patented DuPont fiber technology.
On November 14, 2014, DuPont filed a revocation action in the United Kingdom Patents Court alleging Novozymes’ European Patent No. 1 461 426, which relates to the expression of industrial enzymes in mutated Bacillus bacterial hosts, is invalid and should be revoked.